Total steps up deepwater E&P drilling offshore Gabon

Total says the Ocean Rig Olympia is drilling the Diaman-1 exploration well on the Diaba license offshore Gabon in 1,700 m (5,577 ft) water depth.

Offshore staff

PARIS – Total says the Ocean Rig Olympia is drilling the Diaman-1 exploration well on the Diaba license offshore Gabon in 1,700 m (5,577 ft) water depth.

Elsewhere off Gabon, the company continuesPhase 3 of its Anguille redevelopment project. The Setty rig is currently drilling the fourth and fifth production wells from the new AGMN platform. To date three producer wells and one injector have been completed. First oil flowed from the AGMN platform in late March.

In April a new onshore power grid was commissioned for the Anguille and Torpille fields at the PG2 site near Port-Gentil.

In addition to the Phase 3 work, a further drilling program is under way on the offshoreAnguille Nord-Est field.

5/16/2013

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